It is really exciting to be abroad again for the first time in six years. (not counting Montreal, which is a wonderful city with wonderful bagels) My first two days in India have been slow but thoughtful. I've gotten some time to walk halfway around Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad. I hope I will get … Continue reading I Can Do Hyderabad All By Myself
Opinions are a lot juicier than "just the facts", and a lot more fun to write (see: what I am typing right now?). Although the internet has exponentially expanded and power and prevalence of opinionated "journalism", the op-ed section of newspapers (or news outlets) remains the most glorified space for such pontification. The NY Times … Continue reading Are Editorial Columnists Parasites?
Just kidding. I don't even eat artichokes! But I wanted a clickbait title. I'm reading a science fiction book about space. It's a fun book--so far--but for the frustrating trite trope that aliens achieve > light-speed travel through "bending" space or utilizing hidden dimensions to find shortcuts over otherwise impossibly distant locations. EVERY STORY THAT … Continue reading I Made A Four-Dimensional Portal Out of Artichokes
This will be brief: Our new President is a serial abuser of women, and views on women are, unfortunately, as repugnant as possible and this is not hyperbole. He has physically assaulted women of all ages against their will, objectifies his own daughter, has made underage girls undress in front of him. Et al. People … Continue reading Donald Trump and Women and Stuff
Clinton at the Booth By Ernest Lawrence Thayer and Dakota McKee. The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Democrats this year, The court stood four to four, the next appointment was unclear. So when Trey Gowdy lied at first, and Chaffetz did the same, A pall-like silence fell upon the pundits in the game. A … Continue reading Clinton at the Booth
Today Donald Trump had a round of press conferences, we present the arguments laid forth in this totally shareable, nearly interactive mental model: Feel free to discuss in the comments below.
Brief Disclaimer: This movie is only playing at Dakotaland Theatres...and possibly the Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento, CA. But this hasn't been confirmed. The Blair Witch Snowden, directed by the ghost of Oliver Stone, is a new kind of horror film. Although the techniques used are not new, the forms and synthesis of styles creates an … Continue reading Dakotaland Movie Reviews: The Blair Witch Snowden